Post-operative wounds

By |2022-05-29T14:19:33+10:00April 29th, 2022|Foot pain, Hallux limitus, MTPJ, Post operative|

The images show how a foot can look at six weeks post-op. This patient had chronic painful 1st and 2nd MTPJs. On clinical and radiographic imaging, it was shown she had hallux limitus with an abducted hallux and chronic overload to the 2nd MTPJ. The image on the left is intra-operative and shows severe cartilage loss [...]

Motion following hallux limitus surgery

By |2022-05-29T14:22:48+10:00September 7th, 2021|Hallux limitus|

Hallux limitus/rigidus or degenerative osteoarthrosis of the 1st metatarsophalangeal joint (MTPJ) is a very common condition in our practices. Once the condition deteriorates to the point where conservative care is not producing satisfactory pain relief, surgery can be suggested. Fusion/arthrodesis is still the most common procedure carried out and very occasionally I will fuse the joint [...]

Interdigital corn

By |2022-02-20T14:17:57+11:00August 23rd, 2021|Interdigital corn, Uncategorized|

This would present at a podiatry practice on a regular occurrence. This case was in a 27-year-old, who had been suffering from a lateral 5th toe corn (heloma durum), however, an interdigital corn (heloma molle) on the medial 5th toe was most symptomatic. Symptoms were marked and hard to control, and the patient, being young, was [...]

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